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Jan 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
chief technology officer for president obama's reelection campaign. welcome, harper. >> hello. >> hello. >> we spent a year talking about the role of social media in the campaign. how important were twitter, facebook, and +*eupbs gram to e campaign? >> well, it was -- it's interesting to look at 2008 versus 2012. because in 2008 things were just starting -- >> pelley: . >> they were new toys. >> people weren't using them. i like to say like my mom wasn't using them, you know? as more people use these, as more people -- america starts using these they're incredibly important, as you can imagine. >> and are they important because when you get friends or followers on facebook or twitter or tumble -r, amplifying the campaign's message, is that better than hearing it from a politician? >> i think it's more genuine. if i share with you and you're friends on facebook you listen to wh i'm saying a little bit more than someone who's far aware shares to you. we see that -- i think it's the same thing as it always has been, which is it's much easier for me to hand you a pamphlet or much
PBS
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
missile technology. the u.n. resolution demands the north halt plans for further launches and abandon nuclear weapons work once and for all. u.s. trade representative ron kirk will step down next month. the former dallas mayor announced his intentions in a statement today. he gave no indication today of what he'll do next or who will succeed him. and on wall street, stocks rallied again. the dow jones industrial average gained 62 points to close at 13,712. the nasdaq rose eight points to close above 3143. and still to come on the newshour, the elections in israel; evidence of concussions in retired football players; "roe v. wade" and a landmark ruling 40 years on. >> brown: now, to israel, as election results come in tonight, prime minister benjamin netanyahu appears to be on his way to another term in office. but as margaret warner reports, his next government could look quite different from his last. >> warner: the prime minister's victory came as no surprise as the leader had a significant lead the polls heading into the election. whatever governing coalition he tries to put togeth
WETA
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: washington and the nation were witness again today to the quadrennial pomp and color of a presidential inauguration. it marked the public start to the second obama administration, and it featured presidential appeals to extend prosperity and full freedoms to all americans. as the sun rose over the nation's capital on this monday hundreds of thousands of people began descending on the national mall to witness the occasion. officials estimated 500-700,000 attendees. that was far fewer than four years ago when nearly two million turned out. but today's crowd gave no hint of diminished enthusiasm for the 44th president after a first term that saw bruising battles over health care, financial reform, deficits and spending and more. the
PBS
Jan 23, 2013 3:00pm PST
this sophisticated technology, its uses and the controversy it's stirred. this excerpt shows a u.s. military training exercise for those charged with directing drones to track and hit their targets. >> training mission offers a rare glimpse into the mechanics of how the u.s. use drones to support troops and prosecute its war on terror. the goal is to make it as realistic as possible so pilots can avoid mistakes when in battle. >> they should be check here, probably in the next 20 minutes or so. >> it's going to be an f-29 reaper. >> check. >> 25,000 feet, where they generally work, we're not going to be able to see them at all troarpt tbaiks half an hour to reach the mock village. drones like the reaper can fly on their own using autopilot and preset g.p.s. locations. but the air force still keeps human hands on the controls at all times. >> people have this concept of either it's a manned plane and the pilot's doing everything on, or it's an unmanned plane and it's something out of the "terminator" movies. the reality is it's in the middle right now for both the manned and the unm
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: battle lines were drawn at either end of pennsylvania avenue today over the national debt and government spending. the opening shots came from president obama at his white house news conference. >> i thought it might make sense to take some questions this week as my first term comes to an end. >> brown: the questions were dominated by the looming debt ceiling fight. the president sternly warned republicans not to balk at raising the nation's borrowing limit. >> they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the american economy. the financial well being of the american people is not leverage to be used. the full faith and credit of the united states of america is not a bargaining chip. and they b
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: algeria's state news agency now says special forces have completed a mission to rescue dozens of foreign hostages, including some americans. they'd been held by militants tied to al-qaeda. but there are wildly varying accounts of how many got out alive, and how many were killed. >> because of the fluidity and the fact that there is a lot of planning going on, i cannot give you any further details at this time about the current situation on the ground. >> brown: even this afternoon, as secretary of state hillary clinton suggested, the situation in algeria remained confused. the focus was this natural gas compound in the sahara desert seen here in footage from last month. the vast, natural gas facility at in amenas is owned in pa
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macne
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by captioning sponsored by wpbt >> this is n.b.r. >> tom: good evening. i'm tom hudson. facebook wants you to think graphical. the social networking powerhouse takes the wraps off a new way to track your friends. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. good evening. what does that new tool mean for facebook investors? we ask technology analyst scott kessler. >> tom: and the comeback in housing could be a boon for truck sales. how u.s. automakers are getting ready for a pickup in pickup sales. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r." on early economic numbers as well as from the corporate corner. we'll have more on facebook and its big announcement coming up in a moment. over all, stocks were
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is "bbc world news america" reporting from washington. students targeted in syria. a massive explosion shakes aleppo. moret than 80 people are reportedly killed. lance armstrong opens up to oprah winfrey about doping
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